Better produce and protecting food staples at the USDA.
March 24, 1951 | Vol. 59 | No. 12
Plant something new
The best home gardens this year will include a few of the new vegetable varieties along with the old favorites.
Radishes, beets and peppers will be pretty much the same old stand-bys; some of the beans, tomatoes, onions, and squash will be recent developments. In addition, many back-yard and vacant-lot gardens will have a vegetable or two not previously planted, such as endive, broccoli and kohlrabi.
New vegetable varieties for your garden are constantly being developed by the U.S. Departm